Dobyns Chronicles

Dobyns Chronicles Dobyns Chronicles Is A Captivating Celebration Of The Life Of Charlie Dobyns His Life Began In Northeast Texas Near Bonham, On The Red River His Cherokee Mother And Cowboy Father Strove To Survive On Their River Valley Ranch Tragedy Ended This Way Of Life For Charlie In 1888 Follow Him Through Chickasaw Territory And On To McAlester In Eastern Oklahoma This Is A Story Of A Changing Way Of Life And Adaptations Made To Survive Charlie S Strong Passion For Life And Dignity Equipped Him For Survival As He Raised His Siblings With, Likeability And Dignity It S A Story Of Loss, Misfortune, Hard Times And Heartbreak, But Also Love, Determination, Kindness, Joy And Spirituality Follow Charlie S Life Through The Adventures That Shaped The Man He Became, And That Of His Family For Generations. Title Chronicling a Family HistoryDobyns Chronicles by Shirley McLainReviewed by S DavisMarch 13, 20156 00 p.m.Dobyns Chronicles by Shirley McLain was one of the most inspiring books I have ever read in my life Charley s story seemed almost too perfectly thought out for me to think that it was anything but fiction However, within the last few pages, the author provides the reader with the information that Charley s story was true This story was passed down through the generations in McLain Title Chronicling a Family HistoryDobyns Chronicles by Shirley McLainReviewed by S DavisMarch 13, 20156 00 p.m.Dobyns Chronicles by Shirley McLain was one of the most inspiring books I have ever read in my life Charley s story seemed almost too perfectly thought out for me to think that it was anything but fiction However, within the last few pages, the author provides the reader with the information that Charley s story was true This story was passed down through the generations in McLain s family until the author felt compelled enough to write it down and share Charley s story with others And I m so glad she did.The book itself tells the story of Charley Dobbins, who was a real person forced to take care of his two younger siblings when their parents die of yellow fever The reader walks through Charley s life with him as he moves from place to place with his siblings before finally marrying and settling down When Charley su
Told mostly in first person, Dobyn s Chronicles recreates the America of the 1800s and 1900s very convincingly, peopling it with characters from the author s family history There s a wealth of fascinating detail woven into the story, and a great sense of place and space Characters and the hardships they endure all seem real, from children orphaned by Yellow Fever, to threats of the evil tax man and financia
I received this book from the author for an honest review Not usually a genre that I read regularly, but Ms McLain has written a wonderful story, that had me invested it the characters and the life they led A fascinating story of Charley Dobyns family and the struggles of life in the late 19 century Littlethan a child himself, he took on the role of provider for his family, with devotion he made a life Some called it the simple life Simple but still a challenge Ms McLain s research I received this book from the author for an honest review Not usually a genre that I read regularly, but Ms McLain has written a wonderful story, that had me invested it the characters and the life they led A fascinating story of Charley Dobyns family and the struggles of life in the late 19 century Littlethan a child himself, he took on the role of provider for his family, with devotion he made a life Some called it th
A Journey Back In TimeI received a free copy from the author for an honest review The opinions are my own.Learned about life the early 1900 s by following Charley Doblyns and his family as they live in Southeast Texas and Northeast Oklahoma The writing is smooth and easy to read There are no twists or turns in the.story you will rejoice when things are great and cry when things go wrong.Charl
Highly recommended and inspirational story This is an amazing chronicle of the life of Charlie Dobyns, created soon after his parents Pa and Ma married in 1872 It was a poignant, heartbreaking and yet compelling story Charlie had to be strong at a very young age, when tragedy hit his family He is a remarkable hero of the story, but not just to the plot, but to his family The clinging of his siblings as he takes the reins to take care of his family is remarkable and triumphant I loved th Highly recommended and inspirational story This is an amazing chronicle of the life of Charlie Dobyns, created soon after his parents Pa and Ma married in 1872 It was a poignant, heartbreaking and yet compelling story Charlie had to be strong at a very you
The story of Charley Dobyns is a page turner The time the author spent in research has proven very worth while The story has enough factual elements and is told in just enough detail to make it a very interesting read A real taste of what it must have been like to live in North East Texas, Chickasaw Territory and eastern Oklahoma in the 1890 s.There were so many twists and turns, some very emotional parts and some very scarey parts, that will keep your interest to the very end It is very wel The story of Charley Dobyns is a page turner The time the author spent in research has proven very worth while The story has enough factual elements and is told in just enough detail to make it a very interesting read A real taste of what it must have been like to live in North East Texas, Chickasaw Territory and eastern Oklahoma in the 1890 s.There were s
I chose this book on the strength of a review on one of the book sites and I am really pleased that I did It isn t something I would usually read but it was beautifully written and so insightful I found myself transported to a different time The characters were simply wonderful and it was uplifting how they overcame their challenges and came through stronger for all their ordeals I can t help thinking we have it easy these days and this was a wonderful and perhaps timely reminder of how lucky I chose this book on the strength of a review on one of the book sites and I am really pleased that I did It isn t something I would usually read but it was beautifully written and so insightful I found myself transported to a different time The characters were simply wonderful and it was uplifting how they overcame their challenges and came through stronger for all the
Dobyn s Chronicles is light years away from being yet another family history or memoir Mclain has written a true work of lovea story of which she is an integral part due to her bloodline Charley Dobbins is a pioneer of sorts, at the end of the 19th century he is not only responsible for the care of his siblings but he must forge a new future for them all And he does that in spades.Great writing here where characters come alive I got so immersed in the reading that when the phone rang, my Dobyn s Chronicles is light years away from being yet another family history or memoir Mclain has written a true work of lovea story of which she is an integral part due to her bloodline Charley Dobbins is a pioneer of sorts, at the end of the 19th century he is not only responsible for the care of his siblings but he must forge a new future for them all And he does that in spades.Great writing here where characters come alive I got so immersed in the reading that when the phone rang, my immediate r
This book chronicles the lives of The Dobyns Family I tried reading this book about a couple of months ago just didn t feel right at the time I can definitely see why You really had to pay special attention to the running threads thr
I won this book in a goodreads firstreads drawing.An interesting biography of the sort of life we don t hear a lot about any .Charlie Dobyns is a normal guy with perhapsthan his share of bad luck Still, through pluck and perseverance, he managed to live a goo